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Organizations Release Statements In Response To U.S. President’s FY18 Budget Blueprint

The following are excerpts of statements from several organizations regarding the president’s FY 2018 budget blueprint, which was released Thursday. Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation: Statement from Chip Lyons on the President’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Blueprint “The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) expresses great concern with the…

Trump Administration Should ‘Embrace,’ ‘Expand’ PEPFAR

New York Times: Bill Frist: The Case for Keeping America’s AIDS Relief Plan Bill Frist, former Republican Senate majority leader from Tennessee, chair of the executive board of Cressey & Company, senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, and co-chair of the center’s work on health innovation “…By embracing and…

Trump Administration’s FY18 Budget Proposal Seeks Cuts To Global Health & Food Assistance, Other Foreign Aid, Biomedical Research Programs

Devex: Trump budget thrusts U.S. foreign aid into a political fight “…For more than a decade, U.S. engagement in global development efforts has stood as a rare exception to Washington’s constant partisan warfare, with both Democrats and Republicans tending to agree that relatively small investments in developing countries benefit U.S.…

Congress Should Fully Fund Global Health Programs In FY18 Budget, Including Family Planning, Reproductive Health, HIV Prevention, Treatment Efforts

Huffington Post: Trump’s Global Health Agenda Exposes Lies And Deception Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) “…[O]ne week before the release of Trump’s proposed FY18 budget, the State Department included family planning and reproductive health as an international health program supported by U.S. global…

News Outlets Examine Impacts Of Potential USAID Cuts On Ukraine’s TB Programs, NGOs’ Efforts To Address HIV Epidemic In Country Amid Russian Conflict

Devex: Ukraine’s fight against TB is at risk from USAID cuts “A United States Agency for International Development-funded digital health program to help Ukraine manage its growing drug-resistant tuberculosis epidemic is a textbook example of effective foreign aid, according to health experts who worked on the project — but the…

U.S. Congress Should Continue Robust Investment In HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment

The Conversation: HIV/AIDS funding is an investment worth protecting Allison Webel, assistant professor of nursing at Case Western Reserve University “…On June 5, it will [have been] 36 years since HIV was first reported, and the return on investment in this epidemic has been high. HIV is now a chronic,…